Marijuana arrests in Colorado and beyond a “moral catastrophe,” says study author

By Michael Roberts   At 10 a.m. today, just prior to a moms against Amendment 64 event sponsored by opponents of the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol act, supporters of the measure will be holding a press event of their own — this one highlighting the release of a new report showing that marijuana possession arrests in Colorado fall disproportionately […]

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Can You Make A Phone Call To Help Legalize Cannabis?

Posted by Johnny Green   Join Students For Sensible Drug Policy And Make Phone Calls To Help End Marijuana Prohibition By Aaron Houston, Executive Director, Students for Sensible Drug Policy As you may have heard, this November, Coloradans will be voting on Amendment 64, the initiative to regulate marijuana like alcohol. This historic initiative will: make the […]

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The Good Doctor: Serving Time In California For Good Medicine

By Steve Elliott     Exclusive Prison Interview: Dr. Mollie Fry Story and Photos by Sharon Letts It’s been one year and five months since Dr. Marion “Mollie” Fry and her husband, Civil Attorney, Dale Schafer, surrendered to Federal prison for manufacturing and distributing Medical Cannabis in California. More than six years of litigation and […]

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Alabama House Health Committee Calls Nov. Med Marijuana Meeting

By Steve Elliott   Years of hard work by the Alabama Medical Marijuana Coalition (AMMJC) is starting to pay off. House Bill 2, The Alabama Medical Marijuana Patients’ Rights Act, is scheduled for a pre-session meeting before the Alabama House Health Committee next month, with experts on medicinal cannabis invited to speak. “Rep. McClendon is having […]

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Legalize Louisiana Rallies Statewide For Cannabis Reform

Posted by Jay Smoker   Citizens across the state will gather for cannabis policy reform Thursday, October 25, starting at 3PM. Legalize Louisiana is an unincorporated grassroots education and lobbying effort dedicated to ending the peculiar institution of cannabis prohibition in Louisiana. In New Orleans, those who recognize our inalienable rights to bona-fide medical, religious, industrial, […]

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Hemp growing in popularity as nutritious, healthy option for diets

  Health food stores, supermarkets, and even big-box retailers in the United States are discovering that consumers are willing to explore the nutritional side of a plant better known for its fiber content and controversy: hemp. Food and fiber uses for industrial hemp are growing rapidly and have increased by more than 300 percent in […]

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Medical marijuana: disabled veteran’s appeal could change US drugs policy

Karen McVeigh in New York   A disabled veteran has told an appeals court that the department of veteran affairs policy on medical marijuana has caused him pain and significant economic harm, in a development campaigners say is a positive step in the battle to push for the drug’s reclassification. Michael Krawitz, one of five plaintiffs […]

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German project highlights hemp as bio material

By Charlotte Eyre HÜRTH, GERMANY (Oct. 23, 10:45 a.m. ET) — Manufacturers of bioplastics can resolve the problem of dosing natural fibers by using hemp pellets, according to a new Germany-based project led by the Nova Institut. The Nova Institut’s Michael Carus said the project was set up because natural fibers cannot be easily fed and […]

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Jack Black is part of the marijuana majority. Are you?

“You know what I’d do if I were king? I would legalize all drugs… And I don’t think it would be as big a problem. Plus you wouldn’t have people [selling drugs] on the street; they’d be in the drugstore.” Jack BlackActor, Comedian & Musician http://marijuanamajority.com/?id=429

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Arkansas state rep. supports medical marijuana measure

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – A state legislator who co-chairs the Joint Budget Committee says she supports a ballot measure that would legalize medical marijuana in Arkansas. Democratic Rep. Kathy Webb of Little Rock told The Associated Press on Monday that she voted for the proposal that, if approved, would make Arkansas the first southern […]

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